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Cannot add parent publication to newly created blank publication

If you don't add at least one parent publication when creating it, you will not be able to do so later on. This is one of the restrictions Tridion.
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Why can't I change the key of a localized keyword?

SDL documentation at this link states: Key A text value that is unique across the BluePrint and that can be used to associate an external resource to the Keyword, for example a product ID. ...
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Is there a supported way to split up the DXA Master publication in a schema and template publication?

Lets start with a few (short) answers: Q: is splitting the DXA Master publication supported A: in short: no. slightly longer: depending on what you expect under supported, but as you already ...
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"Sealed" Keyword Equivalent/Similar functionality in Tridion | Stop Inheritance from Parent Publication to Child Publication

I'm going to answer off-topic, at least to give some context here. Like David and Rick said, the answer is "no." But similar to the "favor composition over inheritance" object-oriented design pattern ...
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Does a Publication without a Structure Group have a special name?

I don't think that such single-Publication/Repository "BluePrints" without Structure Groups are ever used in practice. Once upon a time there was this idea to sell/license different Editions of ...
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Additional code only for certain lang on multi language site

We have used components from Tridion on the web app side to get some configuration to enable/disable features. We call them configuration components. The schema is very simple which allows capturing ...
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How do we resolve ExternalContentLibraryStubSchema-mm schema problem in DXA MediaManager Module?

My goal was to move the Connector installation to the 100 Master level. I tried deleting stubs and schema , editing the ExternalContentLibrary.xml stubs folder to point at 100 level to run the ...
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Upgraded 2013 SP1 to SDL Web 8.1.1 - existing security model broken

The first thing I'd suggest with any such performance issue is to check that you have run the relevant database maintenance scripts: sp_updatestats and the like. (You haven't said which database you ...
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Creating fake publication to use "Also Publish/Unpublish in Child Publications"

I've seen this done in a few implementations. The main things that spring to mind to watch for are: Licensing implications, if you're paying per Publication then there may be a threshold that one ...
Dylan .. Mark Saunders's user avatar
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XPM - Inline Editing BluePrint Context settings behavior

@Rick gives the context on why Experience Manager has the context setting. I'll add a little more at the end of this answer. Except for shared items that are owned in the same "context" ...
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XPM - Inline Editing BluePrint Context settings behavior

The idea behind XPM’s BluePrint Context is that in typical BluePrints, your Components (nor Pages) don’t reside in the Site Publication (rather the Site Publication inherits them from higher levels in ...
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Is RSS feed a feasible & good option to inform users about the changes made on Parent level in Blueprint?

Rather than using an RSS feed with the changes of the past week, why not use a virtual Folder with a search query in there that shows changed items in the past week. We have added a similar folder to ...
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Blueprinting for sub sites using DXA 1.5

If your Master Site only acts as a kind of template for your actual sites (a Site Type), it does not need Mappings in Topology Manager; it's even better to not have them. Note that you will still be ...
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
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What is the optimal way of Blueprint design to leverage Maximum benefits of World Server & Tridion Inheritance

Unless you have any restrictions on the number of Publications that you can have in your Tridion license, then I would definitely go for Option 1. The main advantages of this are: Levels 020, 030 ...
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How to get Immediate direct localized child component when the author modifying localized component

What you can do definitely is use "Where used filter". It will return you all items that use your component (which includes your component). Then you can filter it via tcm id to get just local copies. ...
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Behaviour of untranslated fields during translation

Every time you send component for translation: TM get latest version of source component (English) Send all fields of source component including non translatable fields to TMS (except for aggregated ...
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"Sealed" Keyword Equivalent/Similar functionality in Tridion | Stop Inheritance from Parent Publication to Child Publication

You can prevent localization (in certain Publications) using security: you can set (un)localize permission on Structure Group level. Stopping inheritance/sharing is not possible.
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"Sealed" Keyword Equivalent/Similar functionality in Tridion | Stop Inheritance from Parent Publication to Child Publication

No, there is no way to prevent Blueprinted (i.e. Repository Local Objects) from being inherited or localised. This is one of the 'rules' of BluePrinting. You can, of course, control who is able to ...
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After creation of child BluePrint publication, cannot view group security rights

UPDATE I have noticed that the default group's (ootb groups) that come with the install were renamed, repurposed and set up in a nested security model. If I decommission those and add new groups, I ...
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Does a Publication without a Structure Group have a special name?

I don't believe I've ever heard of a special name for such Publications. I've heard of (and used) the term "primary Parent Publication" (for those which are at the very top of a BluePrint), but I don'...
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Creating fake publication to use "Also Publish/Unpublish in Child Publications"

There is one additional tech debt to this: if you allow publishing from this publication then you have all these records in the broker database, which brings up the size of the broker. You can ...
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Item localized by the system or the user

What do you mean localized by the system? Do you have some specific system user, which is also Tridion user? In any case, you can always check version 1 of localized Component and see which user did ...
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Is there any standard solution for Blueprint structure to be fetched, for all publications in a CMS?

Certainly, take a look at the BluePrintNodesFilter filter in the TOM.NET API (chm). BluePrintNodesFilter Class Represents the Filter for a list of BluePrint nodes Example usage: SystemManager ...
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Publication levels

I think what you are looking for is a filter called Tridion.ContentManager.Data.ContentManagement.BluePrintNodesFilterData or Tridion.ContentManager.Data.ContentManagement....
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Blueprint for DXA websites that can share schema and content and have there own

In general, there are 5 levels in the DXA example BluePrint: 000 Empty. The BluePrint root, Not really empty (it contains CM default items), but doesn’t contain anything DXA-specific and is merely ...
Rick Pannekoek's user avatar
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What is a good BluePrint Structure for two applications with DXA?

Welcome to stackexchange. I do recommend looking into DXA online documentation for SDL Sites Blueprint. Based on the description posted above you may end up with 000 Empty - Keep is empty 100 Master - ...
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Item localized by the system or the user

Alternate approach: You can look at the "check-in" comment to figure out whether it is checked in by the user or the system, if the users are adding a check-in comment. This will allow you to ...
Vipin Kothari's user avatar
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Behaviour of untranslated fields during translation

Question: Will field be updated after translation in Spanish component (after "re-translation" of already translated component) My Answer: Spanish (translated and localized) component and you can ...
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